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Jay-Z Brings Roc 101 Imprint to Random House

Jay-Z's entertainment company, Roc Nation, has created an imprint at Random House called Roc Lit 101. The new imprint will be overseen by Chris Jackson, publisher and editor-in-chief of One World, and Roc Nation's executive v-p Jana Fleishman. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Canada Divides Knopf and Random House

Penguin Random House Canada is splitting the Knopf Random House Canada publishing group into two different imprints: Knopf Canada and Random House Canada. Each imprint has new leadership and will operate independently. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Year-End Changes: PRH Canada Separates Knopf and Random House

CEO Kristin Cochrane retains Anne Collins while moving Martha Kanya-Forstner to lead Knopf Canada and bringing in Sue Kuruvilla for RH Canada. The post Year-End Changes: PRH Canada Separates Knopf and Random House appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-09 21:22:13 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Schuster: a new promised land

Can Penguin Random House swallow Simon & Schuster while remaining good citizens? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 00:32:40 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House to purchase Simon & Schuster in massive publishing deal

ViacomCBS has announced plans to sell Simon & Schuster to publishing giant Penguin Random House LLC for a whopping $2.18 billion next year. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-25 21:02:17 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House to Buy Simon & Schuster

ViacomCBS agreed to sell the 96-year-old company in a deal that potentially creates a megapublisher. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-25 17:08:27 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House To Buy Simon & Schuster

Penguin Random House acquires Simon and Schuster, creating the largest megapublisher in the United States. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-25 15:00:18 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House is buying Simon & Schuster. That’s bad for readers.

For book lovers, the announcement may feel like background noise, but the ramifications are huge. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-25 12:57:10 UTC ]
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'NYT' Says HC, PRH Top Contenders to Buy S&S

Saying that private equity firms had dropped out of the bidding, the 'New York Times' reported this morning that the country's first and second largest trade publishers—Penguin Random House and HarperCollins, respectively—were now the favorites to acquire Simon & Schuster, the country's... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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McQuaid leaves PRH for indie Rough Trade Books

Kate McQuaid, currently publicity director at William Heinemann, Windmill and #Merky Books (Penguin Random House UK), is joining independent Rough Trade Books as its first publicist. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 23:47:34 UTC ]
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Daniel Menaker, Book Editor Who Wrote With Wit, Dies at 79

After 26 years at The New Yorker, he became chief editor at Random House, overseeing works by a raft of luminaries. He wrote a half-dozen well-received books of his own. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-27 16:47:41 UTC ]
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Penguin launches project to boost diversity in GCSE reading lists

Lit in Colour, the publisher’s partnership with the Runnymede Trust, hopes to redress imbalances in English literature coursesThe book publisher Penguin Random House has teamed up with the thinktank the Runnymede Trust to boost diversity in reading lists in schools.The partnership – Lit in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-24 16:11:09 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Canada: Adrienne Tang to Build In-House Rights Business

Adrienne Tang, longtime rights director with Kids Can Press, moves to Penguin Random House Canada to create 'an entirely new in-house rights operation,' says CEO Kristen Cochrane. The post Penguin Random House Canada: Adrienne Tang to Build In-House Rights Business appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-23 16:11:39 UTC ]
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Center for Fiction Debuts Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers

The Center for Fiction announced the establishment of the Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers, a new award to honor the memory and influence of the late Kamil, who was former executive v-p and publisher of the Random House imprint. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of October 12, 2020

Meg Medina sells three to Candlewick, Random House buys a title on inequality from a data journalist, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jamia Wilson Named Executive Editor at Random House

Wilson, previously executive director and publisher of the Feminist Press, has been named v-p and executive editor at Random House effective January 4. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbara Marcus reveals trends in 'robust' US children's market

The US children's market has seen huge growth this year with increasing focus on books by people of colour and by celebrities, Barbara Marcus, president and publisher of Random House Children's Books in the US, has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-27 21:41:42 UTC ]
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The Breonna Taylor decision, violence, and power

On Wednesday, Black Lives Matter protesters in Louisville and around the world waited with bated breath for an announcement from Daniel Cameron, Kentucky’s attorney general: a charging decision, or lack thereof, in the case of Breonna Taylor, an emergency medical technician who was killed by... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-25 12:37:49 UTC ]
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Sir Harold Evans obituary

Journalist who at the Sunday Times became the most admired newspaper editor of his generationSir Harold Evans, who has died aged 92, lived a life of two halves, almost two distinct lives. In his first life, he was the Manchester lad who grew up to be the most famous and most admired newspaper... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-24 11:55:45 UTC ]
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Harold Evans, Crusading Newspaperman With a Second Act, Dies at 92

In Britain, he helped redefine high-quality newspapers and challenged legal restrictions on the press. In America, he brought new scope and glitz to book publishing as the head of Random House. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-24 09:41:20 UTC ]
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